Invention

The invention relates to an apparatus for applying foliar spray, and more specifically, but not exclusively, to an apparatus for applying a carbon rich foliar spray. The apparatus includes a means for supplying water to the apparatus in the form of a water tank with a pipe extending...

Invention

A method of rapidly determining germination energy in harvested Barley. The technology presents a disposable pregnancy-test-type format that is fast and ideal for on site testing.

Problem Solved

Presently, within the brewing industry, no accurate means to measure levels of seed...

Invention

The invention relates to a food ink for use in a 3D printing process for the manufacture of food items, using extrusion-based printing techniques.

Problem solved

The printer can make foods with elaborate decorations and designs more easily than doing it by hand. It can enhance...

Invention

A method of extracting scopolamine-rich extracts from local indigenous plant material. Scopolamine is a pharmaceutical ingredient used in the treatment of nausea, motion sickness, vomiting and ophthalmic procedures.

Problem solved

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) companies...

The invention

The invention uses plastic waste and Waste Foundry Sand (WFS) to produce building and construction material with a density of between 1700 and 1750 kg/m3. The plastic is melted and WFS is used to produce a paste for the moulding of building material.

Problem solved

Plastics...

The current undertaking seeks to explore the development and production of marula fruit wine into a commercial beverage, similar to grape wine. Marula fruits are used to produce alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in African communities in South Africa, especially those in the Limpopo Province. Ma...

The invention relates to the development of an in vitro culture technology for the multiplication of Euphorbia Groenewaldii R.A. Dyer and Euphorbia Clivicola R.A. Dyer, which are indigenous to South Africa and only occur in a few localities in Limpopo Province. The plants are classified as...

To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on the development of a successful technology for propagation of Strelitzia juncea plants by tissue culture.

Strelitzia plants have horticultural potential as a cut flower and as a garden plant, especially in drought prone areas of South...

Agriculture has increasingly incorporated and become reliant on integration & communication technology (ICT) for farming. Farmers seeking to increase profitability, efficiency, and safety of their businesses are steadily adopting the use of precision agriculture, advanced devices and robotic systems...

GreenFingers Mobile (GFM) is a digital smallholder farmer management platform connecting farmers to market and finance. The GFM platform brings transparency and real-time data to all engagements with smallholder farmers, creating digital profiles and credit records for the farmers registered on the...